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Wine of Origin: Paarl Winemaker: Charl Coetzee Background: Babylonstoren’s history can be traced back to over 322 years ago when the farm grew fresh produce to supply the sailing vessels passing via the Cape. One of the initial owners of the farm, Pieter van der Bijl, named it Babylonstoren...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Winemaker: Rianie Strydom Background: Dombeya Wines is owned by Preston Haskell who, in 2002  bought the property which lies in the sought after terroir of Stellenbosch’s Golden Triangle. In 2005 cellarmaster and winemaker, Rianie Strydom joined the team to head up wine operations and has over past...

Wine of Origin: Stellenbosch Winemaker: Sjaak Nelson Background: The vineyards on the Jordan Wine Estate form part of the Stellenbosch Kloof ravine which encompasses varying elevations on which they have planted both red and white grape varieties suited to specific sites. Besides having suitable soils the Kloof benefits from the maritime...

What you'll need 500g fillet of salmon trout - skin removed Dressing 125ml sunflower or peanut oil 125ml extra virgin olive oil - my favourite is Morgenster 20g fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 tsp pink peppercorns - crushed juice & zest of 2 limes sea salt & freshly milled black pepper Method With a very...

Wine of Origin: Western Cape Winemaker: Graham Weerts Vineyard Manager: Rosa Kruger Background: Capensis is a joint venture between two great friends in wine, Barbara Banke, who is Chairman and Director of Jackson Family Wines, USA, and Antony Beck who is Director of Graham Beck Wines. Barbara and Antony, who also share...

Despite the persistent heat our busy winemakers seem pleased about what is going on in the vineyards, although some interesting differences this year with more than usual micro climate temperature variances! By now all grapes for the production of sparkling wine should have been in...

How to enter our monthly draw at Wine Concepts BluBird: Buy any Alchemy wine from Hartenberg Wines from our BluBird shop during February 2015 and stand a chance to win a dinner voucher worth R800! Tweet us at @WineConceptsJHB #AlchemyWinesSA and win even bigger!! Price list of the...

In this month of love, buy any 2 Domaine Des Dieux Wines, one of which must be the Rose of Sharon MCC and stand a chance to win a picnic basket to the value of R1400! This offer is only valid at Wine Concepts in Kloof...

Wine of Origin: Elgin 60 percent and Klein Karoo 40 percent Winery Location: Calitzdorp Winemakers: Margaux Nel and Leon Coetzee Background: Owners and winemakers, Leon and Margaux, have a natural, down-to-earth approach to their winemaking. The Katvis Pinot Noir is no exception and the Elgin grapes for this wine were hand harvested...